pollution
A heavy price to pay

A heavy price to pay

Being forced to use generators to supplement erratic power supplies is a heavy burden for African business Menye Ndzana, a welder-cum-musician popularly known as Le Grand Barack, suddenly rose to national prominence in...

Ethiopia: new workshop of the world?

Ethiopia: new workshop of the world?

A giant Chinese shoe manufacturer is lacing up for the long run. Will others follow in its footsteps?   Treading a new path By Elissa Jobson At 6.45am the first bus halts outside the main gates of the Eastern...